Housing Opportunities

MEDA CAN HELP YOU

  • Gain financial education
  • Obtain credit coaching
  • Get information on down payment and closing costs assistance programs
  • Connect to affordable housing options
  • Get homeowner coaching
  • Gain foreclosure intervention and default counseling
  • Obtain Rental Preparedness Coaching

MEDA’s Housing Opportunities program provides one-on-one coaching sessions and group workshop curriculum in English and Spanish.

Homeowners also learn how to protect themselves from predatory lenders and coaches conduct loan document reviews. MEDA is a HUD-Approved Housing Counseling agency and a member of the local collaborative known as HomeownershipSF, which strongly advocates for affordable housing.

LOOKING TO BUY YOUR FIRST HOME?

MEDA’s First-Time Homebuyers program provides you with needed financial education, credit counseling and information on how to get the best mortgage.

WE CAN HELP CURRENT HOMEOWNERS

Are you a Current Homeowner who needs help understanding property taxes, home repairs, refinancing, HELOCs, etc.? MEDA can get you the information you need.

FORECLOSURE INTERVENTION & DEFAULT COACHING

Are you in the process of — or at risk of — losing your home to foreclosure? MEDA is here to help you identify the best solution for your situation. We can help you develop a household budget and debt-reduction plan, prepare and submit a loan-modification package, learn what to expect in the foreclosure process and protect yourself from mortgage-modification scams.  Learn more about MEDA’s free Foreclosure Intervention & Default Coaching.

Learn more about the Keep Your Home California program.

RENTAL PREPAREDNESS

MEDA’s Rental Preparedness program provides future, new, and current renters with relevant financial education, credit counseling, information on types of rentals from market rate to affordable, what to expect as a renter, lease education, and assistance programs.

GET YOUR OWN HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES COACH!

MEDA is here to help with personalized attention as you seek secure housing. For those looking to buy a home, it is required that you attend one of MEDA’s First-Time Homebuyer’s workshops prior to meeting with one of our coaches for a one-on-one session. Those looking to have everything in order for an apartment rental in San Francisco must attend our Rental Preparedness workshop before receiving their Housing Opportunities coach. If you have attended a workshop in the past, please provide copies of your supporting documents.

If you are interested in Housing Opportunities workshops, please contact us: (415) 282-3334 ext. 101; homeownership@medasf.org.

RESOURCES

View a list of Housing Opportunities resources here, from loan scam alerts to mortgage calculators, and more!

Forms

MEDA would appreciate if you can complete your intake form online, in English or Spanish. Or print and complete the intake and consent forms, also in English or Spanish, and bring your completed forms to your workshop or appointment. You should also print out and bring your consent form with you (not available in online version).

Thank you.

Click the form name to fill out/download:

1. INTAKE FORM
Fill out online or print and bring with you.

2. CONSENT FORM
Print and bring with you (online version not available).

WELCOME ORIENTATION AND FINANCIAL CAPABILITY WORKSHOP

NOTE: Every client will be required to attend a Welcome Orientation and Financial Capability Workshop before they can start working with a coach. (The exception is our First-Time Hombuyers workshop clients, which is part of Housing Opportunities.)

We invite you to our Welcome Orientations:

  • English: Every Wednesday, 5:45pm-8pm in Room 211
  • Spanish: Every Wednesday, 5:45pm-8pm in Room 301E
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